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Oct 26, 2012 5:00pm PDT
growing demographic, latinos. the one demographic that the president struggles is whites, especially white men. in a "washington post" poll, mitt romney held a 2-to-1 advantage over the president with white men. it's a delicate issue full of nuance unless you're romney surrogate and former governor of new hampshire john sunuunuu. >> we have to wonder if that's an endorsement based on issue or if he has a slightly different reason he prefers president obama. when you have someone in your own race you're proud of being president of the united states i applaud cool inpowell for voting for him. >> eliot: did john sununu say that over the line. that is criticized in a way that's bad or simply making an observation that says, hey racial pride is a legitimate thing so colin powell go ahead and go for it. >> i think he was out of line. having him change his position flip flop just hours after the statement tells you right there that he was out of line and it's offensive to a decorated general of this country. but i think it understand lines a deeper tone in this republican party, and the whole rac
MSNBC
Oct 15, 2012 9:00pm PDT
. the wife of mitt romney making the case that the reason her husband has trailed president obama with latino voters is because latino voters have bias, bias from the democratic machines. they can't get past their bias. pay attention to no self-deportation thing. the great rosie perez has a funny rendition. that's coming. wooohooo....hahaahahaha! oh...there you go. wooohooo....hahaahahaha! i'm gonna stand up to her! no you're not. i know. you know ronny folks who save hundreds of dollars switching to geico sure are happy. how happy are they jimmy? happier than a witch in a broom factory. get happy. get geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more. [ slap! slap! slap! ] [ music, laughter stop ] [ male announcer ] when your favorite foods fight you, fight back fast with tums smoothies. so fast and smooth, you'll forget you had heartburn. ♪ tum tum tum tum tums [ male announcer ] tums smoothies. and also to build my career. so i'm not about to always let my frequent bladder urges, or the worry my pipes might leak get in the way of my busy lifestyle. that's why i take care, wit
MSNBC
Oct 16, 2012 9:00am PDT
remains when it comes to the support of latinos. something to do with the governor's less than clear immigration position. remember this? >> if you don't deport them how do you send them home. >> the answer is self-deportation, people decided they could do better going home because they can't find work here because they don't have legal documentation to allow them to work here. >> we will discuss romney's trouble with hispanic voters and what might be the biggest forgotten issue or second biggest on your list, coming up next. m only in my 60's... i've got a nice long life ahead. big plans. so when i found out medicare doesn't pay all my medical expenses, i got a medicare supplement insurance plan. [ male announcer ] if you're eligible for medicare, you may know it only covers about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. call and find out about an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, it could save you thousands in out-of-pocket costs. call now to request your free d
MSNBC
Oct 15, 2012 11:00am PDT
of targeting key groups like students, women and latino voters. our political team writing one of the most powerful underkurnlt currents of this election is the democratic advantage for the democrats. every poll has found and the bottom line, demography is an advantage for president obama and a challenge for mitt romney. let me bring in the senior political editor, mark murray. mark prior to the poll last week we saw hugely with women. that's closed depending on the polls we've looked at. we continue to see a huge leak with the president with the latino voters. the issue is demographics in the latino community shows up to vote if they support the president. >> that's right. enthusiasm does matter, but in a way look at this election is demography, is destiny. the nbc/"wall street journal" pollsters did something interesting where they merged the data from this summer as well as the two big sur vas in september and measured it with the exit polls from 2008. actually, it showed some erosion for president obama from 2008 with white independents. those folks obama narrowly lost in 2008 and he's
MSNBC
Oct 22, 2012 2:00pm EDT
but it's real. why white men versus latinos matters in this it election. first read asking the question which group is more important in the election. look at the latest numbers out of ohio and pennsylvania, two key states. i don't have to tell you that. a check on the latest battleground polls in pennsylvania. president obama leads governor romney 50/45, in ohio a quinnipiac poll shows the same number, president obama up by 5 leading into the big night of the debate. humans -- even when we cross our t's and dot our i's, we still run into problems. namely, other humans. which is why, at liberty mutual insurance, auto policies come with new car replacement and accident forgiveness if you qualify. see what else comes standard at libertymutual.com. liberty mutual insurance. responsibility. what's your policy? every room deserves to look us what our great.te color is? and every footstep should tell us we made the right decision. so when we can feel our way through the newest, softest, and most colorful options... ...across every possible price range... ...our budgets won't be picking the st
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Oct 17, 2012 4:00pm PDT
and latinos, do they go too far? of course, we'll tell you when we come back. >> what are you touching me for? >> he told me he was going to go through my pockets. he was going through my sweater. he said to keep my hands on my head. i was like this the whole time. >> do you want to go to jail? >> what for? everything can cost upwards of...[ whistles ] i did not want to think about that. relax, relax, relax. look at me, look at me. three words, dad -- e-trade financial consultants. so i can just go talk to 'em? just walk right in and talk to 'em. dude those guys are pros. they'll hook you up with a solid plan. they'll -- wa-- wa-- wait a minute. bobby? bobby! what are you doing, man? i'm speed dating! [ male announcer ] get investing advice for your family at e-trade. >> cenk: new york city has a stop-and-frisk policy that is totally out of control. you know what they did? they did a documentary short put together here on a particular stop that happened to a kid named alvin. you'll get a sense hey once you record what happened here, you get a sense of what new yorkers go throug
MSNBC
Oct 25, 2012 10:00am EDT
's latino fire wall with almost 1 in 4 being latino and a recent poll shows they're more enthusiast nick that election and that's 61% of latinos compared to 71 nationally according to latino decisions, but including all groups here, romney is slightly ahead and the real clear average he's ahead by two percentage points and the first debate in the beginning of october and as tim russert told us, down to the wire, it's florida, florida, florida. >> and obviously, the ground game is so important that partly because of that big latino population, big push for voter registration. where does it stand? >> up to july, the year up to july, democrats were behind by 10 to 1 in increasing their voter registration roles compared to last election, but now that we have all of the numbers and almost all of them, 500,000 more democrats are registered than republicans. >> richard louie, thank you so much. i'm chris jansing. thomas roberts is up next. their very first word was... [ to the tune of "lullaby and good night" ] ♪ af-lac ♪ aflac [ male announcer ] find out more at... [ duck ] aflac! [ male a
Current
Oct 17, 2012 7:00pm PDT
the latino vote? >> i think they will and i think the latino media covered that very heavily. when romney talks about self deportation, later on he tried to define it as a choice. deportation is not a choice. people have a choice right now. self deportation is encouraging people to get themselves out of this country. and i think that will help drive latino vote to the president. >> jennifer: so obviously the latino vote key in several swing state, but the president also worked in a few of the swing states in a response about energy. let's listen to it. >> i'm for pipelines and oil production. what i'm not for is us ignoring the other half of the equation. on wind energy when governor romney says these are imaginary jobs when you have thousands of people right now in iowa right now in colorado who are working, creating wind power with good-paying manufacturing jobs -- >> jennifer: how much of an advantage is the renewable energy issue alone in those swing states? >> it's a really important issue because people understand that we have got to rely on american-produced e
FOX News
Oct 22, 2012 1:00pm PDT
it is all about jobs. >>neil: we are seeing a shift, more latinos voting for mitt romney, more young people voting for mitt romney in this state, again, these are developments unique to florida because they do know show up in other states and we will get into this later in the show. what do you make of that? and how important is the latino vote to mitt romney? >>guest: very important. every vote counts. in our state i ran on a campaign, seven steps to seven jobs over seven years. all i have talked about is jobs. they know what we have done works. so they will support governor romney. he knows the same thing. >>neil: that is what he has to do tonight? he has to keep emphasizing jobs, everything comes back to jobs. >>guest: it all comes back to jobs. >>neil: how do you discuss foreign policy? >>guest: it should be predictable. business people invest. if we want more jobs, we have to have a foreign policy that is predictable so businesses comfortable investing in america or another country. we have a logical consistent foreign policy. >>neil: governor, this is not meant at a slap but i see mit
MSNBC
Oct 24, 2012 10:00am PDT
. when he's talking about the latino community. at that point was off the record. that's now been agreed it's on the record. why has it taken so long, four years, for the president to reach this point on immigration reform and why should people believe it will happen in 2013 if he's re-elected since it did happen in the first four -- didn't happen in the first four year. >> look at the latino and hispanic community and what they saw in the debate stage from governor romney and rick santorum and rick perry. i mean look, these are folks that -- to say they alienated the hispanic latino communities in this country is an understatement. that's why you see support in states like nevada and new mexico, virginia and florida and ohio from the latino and hispanic communities. these are votes that the president has earned based on the actions he's taken on behalf of the community over the last 12 months, not just the last 12 months but three and a half years, and i take the president at his word that's something he'll pursue in a second term. so the record is very, very stark as it relates to the
MSNBC
Oct 26, 2012 6:00am PDT
. the president has been able to stay even with romney by winning big margins with latino voters and leads among them, 63/34 in colorado and winning ready for this with latino voters in neve day by 74/23. anyway the race for colorado tighteninged. why has it become such a close race? romney has gained among key groups since we last polled a month ago by 14 points a month ago, 54/40. it's been cut in half and the president only leads by 7 points. now, the president led independents, 50-39. now, that 11-point margin is a virtual draw and romney is up a point among independents. leader of the marist poll joins me now. colorado, we sit here, we talk about ohio, lee, we talk about -- but colorado, tell me this, what was the raw vote difference between the two because obviously statistically 48/48, a total tie? >> single digits. one handful. i think what's interesting, we talked about ohio throughout the campaign as being the bellwether, but, you know, obama is sort of getting in ohio what he got last time. and that may be because of the car industry and the whole auto bailout. around the rest of the
MSNBC
Oct 22, 2012 8:00am PDT
. when you look at women among ethnic lines, latino women and african-american women that's a wider gender gap. a lot has to do with the age of the respondent. >> i want to show quinnipiac the poll they have out. showing the president with a double digit lead among women. leading overall there by five points. do you think it will boil down to ohio? >> it looks like it may boil down thoi. i'm still worried. maybe i'm a worry wart we're hearded to a scenario where there's a electoral vote and popular vote which will be a disaster for the country. if we have to go through something like that again with all until applications of a banana republic it would imply and be awful. i hope it won't be that way but i have a little bit of fear. >> ambassador ross when we talk about the president coming in tonight with a different purview from the oval office on foreign policy what it means for noerk be a world leader and calling other countries to rise up do you think he walks a fine line of being able to lay out that agenda and do so in a way that americans want to resonate with that because in
Current
Oct 26, 2012 4:00pm PDT
in the stand and say people are voting for barack obama because he's black. or he has the latino vote because he's minority. >> cenk: that's also interesting. maybe the idea is, look, you couldn't possibly vote for obama if you cared about policies or issues or results. only people who vote for him are blacks and latinos who are doing it based on race. maybe that's the dog whistle they want to send out there. there is one other thing i want to talk about. steve wynn owns a lot of casinos including the wynn in vegas. they've put out a pamphlet, a 67-page pamphlet in how to vote. it says the prefer candidates support policies that promote a friendly business and living environments to wynn resorts our approximately 12,000 employees and gaming industry as a whole. they're in nevada, which is a swing state. that's a wink, wink, nod, nod, vote our way or we might fire you. they didn't say who to vote for on the presidential ticket, but i don't know if you could figure it out in this report watch. >> i created 250,000 direct and indirect jobs. that's exactly--the number is 250,000. that's 250,000 m
CSPAN
Oct 5, 2012 12:00pm EDT
of all of the latino children are uninsured. all of the families, said it is a big win for us and the same for the african-american community, but it wasn't just for a specific community. i think that he shied away from those issues which is like for us we didn't get immigration reform done. >> final comment from hector. >> i just want to say talking about the most moving and humbling moment in life is when i was on the march where i had the [inaudible] where dr. king spoke almost 50 years ago. there was unique. but some of the comanches were marching with the african-american children singing together in the symbolism of coming together almost 50 years to fight for the same issue for the right to vote but also on the workers' rights and education is very important, and we need to keep focus on that level of unity because together we can for 30% of the piatt to become pie as we need to work together understanding each community with high priorities that reflect the interest of the common working class. >> i don't want 30% of the pie. i want at least 50. all right, folks, give
MSNBC
Oct 25, 2012 8:00am PDT
alienating latino voters. florida's latino population has exploded and a diverse latino population making up nearly 23% of the state and as we look at the diversification, it doesn't include cubans, puerto ricans and mexicans. is the latino population in florida solid leah for the president or is it likely that the president can make inroads. >> the community is solidly behind the president and they're behind the president for several reasons. first and foremost because the president's plans for the economy is built from the middle out. it helps middle class families and not just the top down approach that outsourced jobs and crashed our economy before. the hispanic community understands that just like the broader community and on immigration, this is a president that's committed to immigration reform and it's taken dramatic steps to help immigrants find a place in this country while governor romney's position is still one of self-deportation. he struggles to maintain that and the community here in florida have heard this loud and clear. >> we appreciate your time. >> my pleasure, thanks, th
Current
Oct 8, 2012 7:00pm PDT
from latino civil rights leader caesar chavez. the president and national latino leaders dedicated a new national monument for chavez today. we have a flurry of new tv ads to dissect. we're going to get to at least a couple we hope. first one, let me ask you, michelle, the romney campaign released a new tved a with a liar argument. here is a part of it. >> president obama continues to distort mitt romney's plan. the latest not telling the truth about the tax plan. even the obama campaign admitted it wasn't true. >> jennifer: actually i'm going to ask this one of karl, because the romney campaign isn't telling anybody whether the ad is running. >> i think it's disenginous and ironic that they would release an ad calls lying, and not tell anybody where it is returning. if you want to give 20% tax cuts to every american that is $5 trillion. what is difficult is to get really detailed on romney's plans when they are not laid out specifically. so what you find from the fact checkers is that they are not being completely accurate but they always put in there the discl
MSNBC
Oct 26, 2012 11:00am PDT
then is the president leading with latino voters by incredible number around 60%. >> well because frankly my party has done an awful job in the last six or seven years. >> in way of division or how do you describe that? >> in terms of talking about some of the issues that we as latinos care about. governor romney has made it very clear he'll work with congress and both parties and he's demonstrated the ability to work across party lines to reach solutions. >> thank you so much. danny, ann, david, zachary. we have breaking news. maryland and virginia declare states of emergency ahead of hurricane sandy. bill karins says we're about to witness a storm evolution that has never been seen before. we have your intelligent new ur. and we have new information about voter intimidation in florida. i'll talk to the reverend al sharpton. he's on his way to florida for a massive get out the vote. join the conversation on twitter. since it's friday let's have a little house music. why not. ♪ no, no, no, stop! humans -- one day, we're coming up with the theory of relativity, the next... stop, stop, stop! my car! n
Univision
Oct 31, 2012 6:00pm EDT
estamos emocionados y ansiosos de ver a todos los latinos salir a votar." en washington, los centros de votacion temprana estaran abiertos hasta el sabado, de 8:30 de la manana hasta las 9 de la noche en maryland quienes decidan votar anticipadamente tendran hasta el viernes desde las 8 de la manana hasta las 9 de la noche... mas adelante:. las autoridades se preparan para proteger la seguridad de las personas durante las celebraciones de la noche de halloween... ademas, en bolivia, queman a un periodista mientras dirigia un programa de radio... nublada y con temperaturas frescas la noche de brujas en el area metropolitana, detalles de esta informacion despues de la pausa... ... recuerde estar conectado con nosotros las 24 horas del dia. encuentrenos en facebook y twitter bajo noticiasdc y en nuestra en bolivia, queman a un periodista mientras dirigia un programa de radio... fernando vidal, es un periodista muy critico con el gobierno y es dueno y director de la radio popular de yacuiba, fue quemado por varios desconocidos que entraron a los estudios de la radio, derramaron gasolina sob
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Oct 9, 2012 9:00pm PDT
think this race was always fluid out here in colorado. there is a huge number of latino voters in this state, and mitt romney is doing terribly among latino voters. i think this will be definitely a turnout election. it is going to be a 2008 turnout or '2010 turnout, and what does that actually look like, and it's really anybody's guess right now. and i would say this, one thing that i think democrats can be -- can feel good about is that senator michael bennett was actually ail to win a closely contested u.s. senate seat in 2010? a bad year for democrats nationally. so colorado is hard to predict. >> jennifer: what are you hearing? what does it look like on the ground? are democrats organized? does it seem like they have their act together? >> the way i perceive it is the democrats campaigns are much more organized. but it is an uphill climb because the economy is so tough. it's an uphill climb especially after the debate there was extra local attention on that debate. there was so much residual coverage of that in the local media here that president ob
MSNBC
Oct 22, 2012 3:00pm PDT
. the early vote, the latino vote, the women vote and what will tip the race? joining me is krystal ball and erin mcpike, reporter for real clear politics. thank you both for joining me. >> thank you, reverend. >> krystal, let's start with the early voting numbers. these are promising right now, at least from the start? >> yeah, very encouraging and you highlighted nevada in particular. they just started early voting. democrats turned out more democratic voters on the first day than they did back in 2008 so signs are looking really good there. it's a slas particular test of the air power versus, you know, the boots on the ground, the classic grassroots and it's excelling in today even though the obama campaign itself has actually outfund raised the romney campaign.raised the romney campaign. despite that monetary difference. >> erin mcpike is in ohio. erin, a new quinnipiac poll, of the voters, president obama got 50% of the vote and romney 39. >> the democrats are very energized by early voting. of course, they won a bunch of court ruling. i because they have won the early vote to conti
MSNBC
Oct 23, 2012 3:00pm PDT
, south america, immigration. the latino vote has gone overwhelmingly in every poll for the president. president obama, 70%. mitt romney, 25%. this vote, if it comes out -- particularly if it comes out this lopsided, could be critical in some of the key swing states. >> absolutely. and in this case, turnout is what matters. this is where the democrats get out to turn votes are key. you want the latino vote out there for him. romney did not do himself any favors in the primaries and has not made up much ground. the key is getting these voters to the poll. >> how would you get them out, jamal? >> i think the democrats -- i was down in tampa a couple of weeks ago and i saw what they were doing in terms of volunteers and they are telling me that they have better votes than in 2008. they are confident about what they are going to do. what happened last night that i thought was funny was how mitt romney talked about mali. he kept going back to mali as if someone gave him that fact. i felt like i was listening to myself in children filling college and filling myself. he was pouring himself i
Current
Oct 26, 2012 9:00pm PDT
on northern virginia, the exsurbs around richmond city and hampton rhodes. large latino registration since 2008 about a 20% increase in latino registration. and also young people. so those are areas where we're really pushing to make sure the vote comes out on november 6th. >> jennifer: it is safe to say the biggest part of your effort will be getting out the vote rather than persuasion? really a huge effort is in gotv right? >> the persuasion eh fore has been going on. this effort has been working for weeks, months even. so persuasion has gone on and certainly over the next eleven to ten days here it is a get out to vote now, which is a two-step process in virginia. because we don't have voter registration. we have to identify someone who is leaning our way, and make sure they get out and exercise their fundamental right to vote. in 2008 we had a 75% turnout. so we're really pushing, the largest the turnout the better -- >> jennifer: talk to me quickly, the republican's ground game. we only have about 30 seconds, but what are they going to get out the vote that you ha
Current
Oct 19, 2012 3:00am PDT
where they can get latinos to vote for them. >> yeah. >> bill: and just six years ago "the new york times" reporting this morning 56% of latinos were against same-sex marriage. today, 52% of latinos support same sex marriage. the politics changing across the board. certainly among young people. >> right. >> bill: this is a big winner for those who support same-sex marriage and loser for those trying to stop it. >> the republicans are getting beaten badly, mitt romney among latinos. if he loses this election, that's going to be the post script of why he didn't court them better and going to the right on deportation. republicans say some republicans say if mitt romney loses, maybe we just get immigration reform off the table, because we're getting hammered on that and thinking maybe we'll appeal to the social conservative latinos polls show that may not work, especially going in that direction. >> bill: boehner is just doing this on his own right using available funds for a speaker. >> as speaker, you can direct the house counsel to get involved in cases. this has been going on for qu
Current
Oct 25, 2012 6:00am PDT
is a felony popped up in predominantly african-american and latino neighborhoods. prison sentence for voter fraud. likely targeting former felons that have a right to vote. clear channel, we are sitting in a clear channel studio. they announced that they would take down the billboards after the sponsor refuse today come forward. the company is donating 10 billboards declare voting is a right, not a crime. >> that's good. nice. >> stephanie: the judge ruled, pennsylvania we had a call yesterday, chris the judge ruled pennsylvania voters without photo i.d. could still cast a regular ballot. state sponsored ads have continued to tell residents they must show i.d. they are ads are on radio and it. v. and mailed to seniors via a precipitation trouble program. billboard targeting spanish speakers continues to misleadingly promote the i.d. requirement. and we have talked about this a lot. several -- excuse me, present ceos are pressuring their employees to vote for romney saying they may lose their job in obama is ele
MSNBC
Oct 17, 2012 2:00pm PDT
groups, those blocs, if you will, he needs to win to win the election? women. latinos, younger voters were big for him last time. can he get them energized again this time? did he do it last night. >>> you're not really going to hated this one. bosses for romney. there's a growing list of ceos around the country ordering their employees to vote for, guess who? mitt romney or else. talk about voter intimidation. vote for this guy or i'm going to fire you. >>> the presidential temperament. both guys were feisty last night, circling the ring like prize fighters and getting in each other's faces but it was clear who looked more presidential, i think. james lip ton joins us to review last night's high-level political theater. >>> finally, let me finish with this new element of bad politics. we've had voter suppression, voter intimidation, racial inciteness and now the family on the hill telling the little people down in the valley how to vote. this is "hardball" the place for politics. e here at a ford dealer with a little q&a for fiona. tell me fiona, who's having a big tire event? your f
MSNBC
Oct 18, 2012 9:00pm PDT
in the latino part of philly. it takes time. but seriously, nobody in charge noticed that giant billboard the one that would make people think that they wouldn't be allowed to vote? the billboard won't be changed for another couple of weeks. confusion is its own form of voter supression. and so is fear. weeks ago, a member of the cleveland, ohio voter board. reads voter fraud is a felony. you can practically hear the gavel banging. the sign says that the money came from a private family foundation. the councilwoman wanted to know if her poor neighborhood was the only one equating with a lengthy prison sentence. the answer was no. dozens of them have been spotted all over ohio. 30 of them in the hard-luck precincts of columbus. and these have been popping up in black and latino sections. voting in this country is not supposed to be scary of confusing. you are not supposed to get how and when you vote or whether there are days for hispanic americans or non hispanic americans to vote. you should not believe that someone would try to spend you to jail for voting. that is what it is coming dow
Current
Oct 10, 2012 7:00pm PDT
uppick of black and latino students on campus. >> jennifer: i think it was a pretty engenius move to take the top 10% because you will get more diversity that way. 73 of the 90 friend of the court briefs that were filed in support of affirmative action were entities that would benefit from having a diverse, say, employee pool. tell us who some of those are. >> scholars, statisticians, scientists, military government officials, corporate officials, saying this affirmative action programs in general are good for us to train future corporate, military, or political or just general citizens in this country. it allows people to understand what it is like to work with people of different backgrounds, experiences, viewpoints, which sometimes comes through in different skin color, because what race you have ends up helping really how you see the world and how you interact with other people. and to be able to interact with people who see things differently is a huge plus. >> jennifer: in fact the military is one of the entities that filed a brief in support too, righ
MSNBC
Oct 22, 2012 2:00am PDT
. critics say they appeared in mostly latino and african-american neighborhoods. they tell the cleveland plain dealer saying they broke their own rule of posting anonymous records. >>> in florida, governor romney took a break from debate prep leading the coin toss in a football game. his wife ann did one better scoring a touchdown. >>> finally, check it out, the obama team cleaning house at least when it comes to campaign merchandise taking 30% off everything in stock. it better move fast. that's going to be your morning dish of scrambled politics. >>> and now here's your first look at how wall street will kick off the week. the dow opens at 13,343 after dropping 205 points friday. the s&p sank 24 and the nasdaq plunged 67. trading in tokyo finished up 8 points while in hong kong the hang seng rose 145. ahead this week, earnings, earnings, more earnings. more than 150 s and p companies weigh in with quarterly reports including apple, caterpillar and at&t. there will also be a federal reserve policy on investors monies. also, third quarter gdp gets updated and some experts say the housing
CBS
Oct 2, 2012 6:00pm PDT
shows president obama has a huge lead among likely latino voters. 7 out of 10 said they will opt to reelect him. that is slightly higher than the 67% backing the president had from the same group in 2008. >>> and democrats scored a big victory in pennsylvania today. a judge blocked the state's strict new voter id law from taking this election day. republican supporters say it would stop voter fraud. but democratic opponents argue it could keep elderly and minority voters away from the polls because some of them would not have time to get a validid. the law could still go into effect sometime next year. >>> some voters have already cast their ballots. early voting began today in ohio. of course, a hotly contested swings state. both campaigns have get out the vote efforts going on there. >>> and in a quinnipiac university bol redecemberred today, it shows that it is still a close race among likely voters. the president is up 4 points nationwide but among the independent voters the people both sides are trying to win, romney is ahead by 2 points. >> thank you. >>> a bay area egg pro
MSNBC
Oct 8, 2012 9:00pm PDT
florida with the latino vote and african-american vote. i'll see you there tomorrow night. >> you can tell we're getting closer and closer to the election. we feel compelled to get out into the country and report from other places. thanks a lot. i appreciate it. >> thank you, rachel. >> thank you to you at home for joining us. we are broadcasting not from new york, but from california. i did a book event in santa barbara yesterday for my book "drift." i spoke to a room of about 2,000 people, which is unnerving if. you're not used to doing that sort of thing. and i talked about my book. i got asked a question at this event about the political impact of the first presidential debate. and the way it went seems to be important in understanding the temperature of the country on the presidential race right now. most everybody agrees that the first debate was won quite handedly by the republican challenger mitt romney and lost very much by president obama. but yesterday in santa barbara, i told this giant room full of people in this theater when asked about this subject that as clearly and as cle
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